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8 Simple & Healthy Snack Options

The other day during a nutrition session with a new client, the very first thing she said was, "Please don't tell me to eat 10 almonds as a snack, it's not gonna happen.! I chuckled loudly at this remark, knowing it's one of the most popular…
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Yoga Songs: Playlist

Finally it's here! Lots have been asking me about making my favorite music accessible in two seconds, so here you go. My ongoing yoga playlist that you can listen to or download instantly. Will continue to add my favorite songs that inspire…
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Uplifting Song for Yoga Playlist: Heavenly day, by Patty Griffin

Talk about an uplifting song to do yoga to. Whenever I’m in a sad mood, I put this song on and it turns me around in a second. When I’m in a good, mood, I’m suddenly over the top. Must be the combination of the words, the voice, and…
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Hangover 101: 4 Ways to Cure your Liver

In the newsletter a few months ago, I candidly spoke about my college days and how much fun I was having destroying my liver. Of course then, I wasn't really thinking of the bodily damages I was causing. Does any 19 year-old? Now, more…
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Song for Mourning a Loss: I'll be seeing you, by Frank Sinatra

My dad passed away at 7:45am on December 9th, 2013. He was a kind, gentle, generous soul who spread his love to everyone he knew, especially his family. Every time my sister's and I walked in the room, he'd light up. I've honestly never…
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7 Steps to Kiss your Sugar Cravings Goodbye

About ten years ago, I was a walking sweet tooth. If you were a skittle, a twix bar,or a sour patch kid and you saw me coming, you'd run away as fast as the gingerbread man. (i loved those too, sadly). It seemed that after every meal, I'd…
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Why it's important to eat the entire egg

According to Wikipedia, "Omelette...a savoury dish made from beaten whole eggs, cooked in a frying pan, and served plain or with various additions....Omelettes were known during the Middle Ages. In the 17th century one of the most famous omelettes…
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How do you see the world? Here's what I've learned

 How do you see the world? I have found that the less I attach to things being a certain way, the happier I am. "A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world." John Le Carre Stop acting so serious! Seriously. One thing…
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Kevita: The Sparkling Probiotic Drink

I came across this beverage for the first time in Los Angeles a couple years ago. Chilling handsomely next to the kombucha at Whole foods, there it was, staring me down. A colleague of mine had mentioned it, so I was a bit familiar with the name. One taste, and I was smitten.

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Uplifting Song for Yoga Playlist: Ol' 55 by Sarah McLachlan

I first heard this song in 1997 in a college dorm room. I remember thinking, wow, this is the perfect feel-good song. Written in the 70s by Tom Waits, my favorite rendition is from Sarah McGlachlan's 1994 Freedom Sessions album. My favorite…
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Here's looking at you, kid: A lesson in love & trust

Watch this short scene from Casablanca. Oh classic movies! Complex situations handled with courage and grace. If only real life were this way. People saying what they mean, and meaning what they say. Let's translate this clip to real-world…